Google Upgrades Mobile Maps

Today Google upgrades the maps for mobiles on Android. This Update presents the directions and departure times for more than 1 million stations worldwide for the first time. They also improve Android center on listings for public transportation options in nearly 500 cities around the world.

New technology on the maps will allow users to focus exclusively on directions for specific transportation options, such as the subway, while excluding other alternatives such as the bus.

The changes come as Apple Inc. prepares to replace Google’s maps as the automatic navigation service on the iPhone and iPad. Apple is casting aside Google for its own mobile mapping service.

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